Countless trials and tribulations have led Hotaru and Makoto where they are now: living together and madly in love! Or so they thought … until Makoto saw Hotaru at historically-unprecedented heights of slobbiness! Hotaru’s backed into a corner with nothing to say for herself, and in an instant, she crashes from Cloud Nine to the depths of hell! Their romance is quickly headed for a tragic end. Is there anything Hotaru can do to save it?! We’ll find out in Volume 9 … and you’ll never believe your eyes!